How to configure the time zone for course catalogs, courses, training plans, and course sessions

The time zone set for a course catalog, course, training plan, and session will be used when time is shown in notifications and reports related to these.

This article describes how to configure the time zone settings for course catalogs, courses, training plans, and course sessions.

 

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Configuring the time zone for course catalogs

To be able to change the course catalog time zone, you need to have the rights and permissions of course catalog admin.

 

The course catalog Time Zone settings are managed from the LMS365 Admin Center > Catalog Settings > LMS Configuration > Regional Settings.

Time zone settings of a course catalog are configured in the Regional Settings of the course catalog.

To configure the time zone settings for a course catalog, follow the steps below:

1. From the LMS365 Admin Center, go to Catalog SettingsLMS Configuration > Regional Settings.

2. From the Regional Settings panel, select the relevant time zone in the Time Zone drop-down menu.

4. Select Save to apply the changes.

For more details, please see this guide.

 

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After update of the course catalog Time Zone settings, new courses and training plans will inherit the updated Time Zone settings. Courses and training plans created before the update of the Regional Settings will keep their settings.

 

Configuring the time zone for courses and training plans 

To be able to change the time zone of a course or training plan, you need to have the rights and permissions of:

  • Course catalog admin or
  • Course admin for the course or training plan in question

By default, courses and training plans inherit the course catalog's time zone settings.

Time zone settings of courses and training plans are managed in the Regional Settings of the course or training plan in question.

To configure the time zone settings for a course or training plan, follow the steps below:

1. In the LMS365 Admin Center, select the relevant course or training plan.

2. From the Course Management panel, select the Manage Course Settings link.

3. From the Settings section, under Regional Settings, from the Time Zone drop-down menu select the relevant time zone.

4. Select Save to apply the changes.

 

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​Please see this guide for more information on how to configure Regional Settings for courses, and this guide on how to configure Regional Settings for training plans.

 

Configuring the time zone for course sessions

To be able to change the time zone of course sessions, you need to have the rights and permissions of:

  • Course catalog admin or
  • Course admin for the course of the session(s)

By default, course sessions inherit the time zone settings of the course they are attached to.

To change the time zone for a course session, follow the steps below:

1. Go to the LMS365 Admin Center.

2. Select the course in which session(s) you would like to configure the time zone for > From the Course Management panel, select Manage Course Sessions.

 

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3. From the Sessions section, select the relevant session > Edit Course Session.

 

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4. In the Time Zone field, from the drop-down menu, select the relevant time zone.

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5. Select Save to apply the changes.

 

 

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